The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 97 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.29% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.06%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Head of IT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Kent region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Kent

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Kent

Head of IT
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 1 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,781 -
Head of IT
South East

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
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